Cristiano Ronaldo dedicates his Globe Soccer award to family

Cristiano Ronaldo dedicates his Globe Soccer award to family

Cristiano Ronaldo was rewarded for another excellent year in his career after helping Juventus win the Scudetto for the eighth consecutive time.

The Portugal international was handed the Dubai Globe Soccer Awards as the men's best player on Sunday, December 29.

Ronaldo was full of emotion as he described the awards as another landmark in his illustrious career.

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He posted a photo on Instagram of himself alongside his partner and his entire family with the trophy displayed on table inside his private jet.

The 34-year-old said: "Honoured to receive one more time @globesoccer Award!.

"A very emotional moment for me to share this award with my family. Grateful for all. Grateful for all the hospitality, see you soon Dubai!'”

Ronaldo who missed out on his sixth Ballon d'Or award losing to his closest rival Lionel Messi with Virgil van Dijk coming second, thanked his family.

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"I have to thank my family, my girlfriend, my boy there, Cristiano, my three kids who are waiting for me in the hotel, my friends, my team-mates of Juventus and the national team, my agent, all the people here tonight who support this gala," he continued.

"I have to say thank you to the Arabic community, which is always great with me. I have to thank Dubai as well – it's a marvellous place to be, I'm coming every year and I love this place.

"And finally to thank [everyone] who voted for me. It's a great honour to be here and receive this amazing award. I hope to be here next year to receive this award, of course. Thanks to everyone, and a Happy New Year."

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Juventus finished 2019 second on the table behind Inter Milan and the Portuguese has contributed 12 goals in 21 appearances for the Bianconeri.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo grabbed his crotch after fans chanted Lionel Messi's name during Juventus' Super Cup loss to Lazio.

The Bianconeri lost by 3-1 and the Portuguese was left frustrated as he removed his runners-up medal after a disappointing game at Saudi Arabia.

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